Thursday, August 18, 2022

Webster professor Bill Barrett dies after battle with pancreatic cancer.

Webster University photography professor Bill Barrett died yesterday at 2:30. His wife, Laurel Hayes, shared the news of his death on CaringBridge. Barrett has...

Webster closes St. Louis area campuses due to inclement weather

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning until Thursday at Noon. Due to the inclement weather, Webster has closed its campuses...

Kyle Luzynski advocates for a vegan diet to combat climate change

Kyle Luzynski aims to make the Midwest vegan by 2056 through his work as the executive director of Project Animal Freedom. When Kyle Luzynski was...

Coldwater Creek suspected cancers are relentless, say members of the surrounding community

What if a fire burned only 600 ft. away from toxic waste? What if this was your community? There is a fire burning underground in...

Glaciers in the Arctic are melting, and it’s going to affect you

Randall Hyman, an adjunct professor at Webster, is also a photographer who has documented the Arctic. He said changes in the Arctic could be...

Illegal trash dumping in South St. Louis is causing harm to minorities

According to a report titled “Environmental Racism in St. Louis,” illegal trash dumping in St. Louis happens in areas with majority Black or minority...

St. Louis Thies Farm & Market struggles to shift to climate friendly tractors

Thies Farm & Market's Darrell Thies said solar and electric tractor options are too expensive for the business. Darrell Thies of Thies Farm &...

How the new Omicron variant affects 2022 study abroad plans

The Office of Study Abroad plans the spring 2022 semester study abroad trips to move forward. Students, however, are wondering if Omicron may change...

Webster University’s dean of students responds to student protests

John Buck, the dean of students at Webster University, said his door is open for students who want to discuss issues they may be...

St. Louis City gets 100 on Human Rights Campaign score 10 years in a...

The Human Rights Campaign released scores for its Municipal Equality Index for 506 cities across the U.S. For the 10th year in a row, St....

‘Dear Webster’ hosts sit-in at University Center following protest

Organizers of the sit-in had a petition to start a student union, which gained 43 signatures. On Nov. 30, Webster students gathered in the University...

Phase two of ‘Sverdrup Re-Imagined’ scheduled to start in January

The renovations will focus on media production facilities in the School of Communications, such as a new soundstage and audio suite. Starting in January,...

COVID-19 task force member offers advice to students celebrating the holidays

Jody Spiess encouraged students to continue mitigation practices, such as mask-wearing and social distancing, during the holiday season. With winter break just around the...

Local High Schoolers attend Youth Summit on Police at Webster

On Nov. 5, Webster University hosted a Youth Summit on Police for local high school students. Students listened to a group of panelists before...

Webster introduces new antiracist classes in multiple schools

Webster University is offering two new courses that focus on race, racism and antiracism in the arts, education and psychology. Webster University is offering...

Sun Coffee Roasters receives warm welcome at the Cyber Cafe

The new coffee company replaced Kaldi's coffee after news outlets published stories where former employees of Kaldi's alleged that racism was a problem for...